Since then, Leah’s story continues to be told. When the other girls were released through backchannel efforts, Leah was the only one who didn’t return home because she refused to say the Muslim prayers.
But I’m a Christian,” she told one of her classmates who later shared that day the girls had tried to teach her the Muslim prayers. “She refused to say them.”
One of our country directors recently shared, “She is so young, yet she is one of the bravest people I’ve ever heard about.”